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FILLED Radiation Therapist I - Abilene, TX

Company: US Oncology, Inc.
Location: Abilene
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Texas Oncology is looking for a Radiation Therapist I to join our team! This position will support and work in our Abilene, TX location. Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.

Why work for us?

Come join our team that is responsible for helping lead Texas Oncology in treating more patient diagnosed with cancer than any other provider in Texas. We offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short term and Long-term disability coverage, a generous PTO program, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.

What does the Radiation Therapist do?

This position is responsible for administering radiation therapy treatments to patients. Accuracy in positioning the beam of radiation to correspond with the designated tumor volume and accurately delivering the prescribed dose are paramount job functions. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.

Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Responsibilities

The ideal candidate for the Radiation Therapist will have the following background and experience:

* Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. * Minimum of one year actively practicing as an RTT. * ARRT certification required. * Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.

Qualifications

The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist. * Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record. * Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students. * Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan. * Participates in the clinical instruction of radiation therapy students. * Responsible for accurate block cutting, when applicable. * Responsible for making custom molds, and for accurate simple dose calculations. * Serves as a mentor to employees that may include mold technicians, simulation therapists, and radiation therapists. * Perform validations for patient care Quality Assurance as required by USON and/or accreditation agencies.

The essential duties and responsibilities:

* Accurately delivers and records radiation therapy treatments under the direction of a radiation oncologist and chief radiation therapist. * Accurately enters and maintains patient treatment parameters into electronic medical record. * Participates in clinical instruction of newly hired therapists and students. * Accurately interprets a computerized treatment plan. * Participates in the clinical instruction of radiation therapy students. * Responsible for accurate block cutting, when applicable. * Responsible for making custom molds, and for accurate simple dose calculations. * Serves as a mentor to employees that may include mold technicians, simulation therapists, and radiation therapists. * Perform validations for patient care Quality Assurance as required by USON and/or accreditation agencies.

The ideal candidate for the Radiation Therapist will have the following background and experience:

* Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. * Minimum of one year actively practicing as an RTT. * ARRT certification required. * Must hold valid state license for radiation therapy.

Keywords: US Oncology, Inc., Abilene , FILLED Radiation Therapist I - Abilene, TX, Other , Abilene, Texas

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